Roerink, Gary Doyle, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
11B10-Infantryman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1967-1968, 11B10, 173rd Airborne Brigade
Service Years
1967 - 1967

Private First Class


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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1947
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Pontiac, MI
Last Address
Pontiac, MI

Casualty Date
Nov 23, 1967
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Kontum (Vietnam)
Conflict
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
White Chapel Cemetery - Troy, Michigan
Wall/Plot Coordinates
30E 073

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1982, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry

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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award
Parachutist (Basic)

 
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne)173rd Airborne Brigade
  1967-1967, 11B10, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry (Airborne)
  1967-1968, 11B10, 173rd Airborne Brigade
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)
  1967-1967 Vietnam War/Counteroffensive Phase III Campaign (1967-68)/Operation MacArthur/Battle of Dak To
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Casualty Occurence:  See below

PFC Gary Roerink was a 20 year old U.S. Army Soldier from Pontiac, Michigan who served three months in Vietnam before he was killed on Thanksgiving Day by small arms gunfire during Operation MacArthur/Bin Thay.  He was a member of A Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade. 


 
   
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